Two Antonio Pineda silver and aventurine quartz necklaces

1953-1979; Taxco, Mexico
Each stamped with crown mark for Antonio Pineda and Eagle 17; Each variously stamped: Sterling / Mexico / 970 / Silver / Hecho en Mexico
Comprising two silver and aventurine quartz cabochon necklaces, one with links of stylized waves, and one with arabesque links, each with clasp closure

2 pieces
16" L x 0.625" H and 15.75" L x 0.875" H
220.0 grams

  • Provenance: The Collection of Cindy Tietze-Hodosh and Stuart Hodosh
  • Literature: The stylized wave necklace is similar in design to a piece illustrated in: Gobi Stromberg et al., "Silver Seduction: The Art of Mexican Modernist Antonio Pineda" (Los Angeles: Fowler Museum at UCLA, 2008), 135, plate 161.
  • Condition: Each in overall good condition with light tarnishing and scratches commensurate with age and use. Scattered stones with abrasions and surface reaching fractures. A few stones with tiny chips.

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